My dad asked me if he ever broke a promise and I said nothing - knowing he didn’t bring me to the circus not because he couldn’t keep a promise but because he didn’t have the money. Almost thirty years later, me and my daughter go to the circus. First time for both of us.
diaCRITICS is a blog that showcases voices and stories from writers, artists and culture-makers of the Vietnamese and Southeast Asian diaspora on and from all shores. We publish poetry, fiction, essays, reviews, visual art, and more. Our founding editor and publisher is Viet Thanh Nguyen. diaCRITICS is a project of the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN).